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Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, Groton

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, New Hampshire USA during the autumn months. This gorge was shaped during the Great Ice Age.
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area – Groton, New Hampshire
 

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, New Hampshire – A short ride from Newfound Lake in Bristol, New Hampshire is Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, New Hampshire. This Natural Area spans 272 acres and is located on the Cockermouth River. It was formed at the end of the Great Ice Age.

A sign (above) at the gorge provides information on how the gorge was formed. Directions from Route 93 in North Hampton can be found here and will be helpful if you don't know the area.

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Old Man of the Valley, Shelburne

Old Man of the Valley in Shelburne, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is part of the New England region, which includes the White Mountain National Forest USA.
Old Man of the Valley – Shelburne, New Hampshire USA
 

Old Man of the Valley – Shelburne, New Hampshire – The Old Man of the Valley rock profile is a neat little tourist attraction that can be found on the side of Route 2 in Shelburne, New Hampshire, near the Maine border. From the roadside parking lot, the rock profile can easily be reached by walking down the trail a few hundred feet. Just look for the large boulder that is resting on another boulder.

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Prescott Park – Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Flower gardens during the summer months at Prescott Park in Portsmouth, New Hampshire USA.
 Prescott Park – Portsmouth, New Hampshire
 

Prescott Park, New Hampshire – Prescott Park is a ten acre parcel of land along the Portsmouth waterfront. We can thank Josie and Mary Prescott, public school teachers and life long residents of Portsmouth, for the creation of this park. It was their desire to see an area of the Portsmouth waterfront cleaned up and turned into a public park. In Josie F. Prescott's last will and testament a private trust fund was set up to purchase tracts of land along the waterfront to create what we know today as Prescott Park.

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